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Seeing a daily coronavirus death toll might actually make us take more risks

Citation

Comerford D & McCabe S (2020) Seeing a daily coronavirus death toll might actually make us take more risks. The Conversation. 08.04.2020. https://theconversation.com/seeing-a-daily-coronavirus-death-toll-might-actually-make-us-take-more-risks-135510

Abstract
First paragraph: People are currently being bombarded with reports of the daily death toll from coronavirus. Practically every news website and channel displays the number prominently at all times. These figures provide important data to statisticians but what effect are they having on the rest of us?

Keywords
Media Risk; Coronavirus; COVID-19

StatusPublished
Publication date08/04/2020
Publication date online08/04/2020
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/31048
Related URLshttps://theconversation.com/…ore-risks-135510
PublisherThe Conversation Trust
Place of publicationLondon

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